Posts in Interior Design
3 Ways To Make A Home More Energy Efficient

Making your home more energy efficient is incredibly important if you are to improve the mark that you make on this planet. We all need to consider our own contributions to sustainability, if we are to leave behind a better environment for the younger generation and this starts with the home.

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Cleaning Tips the Feng Shui Way

A cluttered space is not easy to clean. Harmonizing your environment is the philosophy behind feng shui, and whether you’re a cynic or a true believer, there’s something to be said about achieving balance in your life. I bet you’ve never thought about how arranging your furniture can affect your ability to keep your house clean. Intrigued?

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Sustainability & Vegan Design Get Engaged

Sustainability has been a buzzword in the design world for years and it makes sense that we want to offer our clients options that are earth friendly.  I speak candidly about this topic, vegan design, my course and my very personal path that led to where I am today as a vegan educator. It is one of my favorite interviews with Kimberly Seldon of The Business of Design.

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Deborah DiMare Featured in Unique Homes Magazine

What image comes to mind when you think of vegan design?

I imagine ultra luxury such as a beautifully made crisp white bed or a fabulous living room with beautiful sumptuous fabrics. The feeling of any vegan space should always emit good health, comfort, happiness and an overall “feel good” environment, a space you never want to leave. Vegan design focuses on optimal health and well being.


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5 Tips To Finding Cleaning Products That Are Safe For Your Home

Have you ever checked your cleaning product ingredients only to find that there aren’t any listed? That’s because cleaning products are not required by federal law to carry a list of ingredients. It’s a mess. I can help you sort through the hype. Say goodbye to Windex!

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Get The (Vegan) Look: Unique Home Office

Nothing gets you in the “work zone” like having a clean, organized workspace that you love to be in. Having a positive work environment is proven to maximize productivity and we know how easy it is to get distracted when you’re working from home - especially when your four-legged friend is alway asking for a belly rub!

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What To Consider When Moving With Pets

Moving, even if you’re doing it alone or with professional services, is already stressful but moving with your pets doesn’t have to be. If you’re planning to move anytime soon and you still don’t have any idea on how you can do it with your furry friends, consider these tips!

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Get The (Vegan) Look: Dreamy Bedroom

We know what you're thinking: This room is GOALS and how can I do the same? Luckily for you, we've recreated this bohemian neutral-toned bedroom for you! We've sourced only vegan, cruelty-free & toxic-free items that are affordable and can fit in any space (no matter how tiny your home is!)

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Get The (Vegan) Look: Bohemian Bedroom

We know what you're thinking: This room is GOALS and how can I do the same? Luckily for you, we've recreated this bohemian neutral-toned bedroom for you! We've sourced only vegan, cruelty-free & toxic-free items that are affordable and can fit in any space (no matter how tiny your home is!)

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Get The (Vegan) Look: Kid's Playroom

Want to take your children's playroom to the next level? We've got you covered! This playroom is perfect for toddlers who need an open space to play in - with no sharp edges. It's so cute and comfy that you'll want to hang out here!

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Crush Of The Month: Annarita Mancini from Italy

Meet our Crush of the Month, Annarita Mancini, from Italy! Annarita is an interior designer who recently took the Vegan Design 101 Class! After taking the class, Annarita learned how to implement cruelty-free and humane interiors to her practice.

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Crush of The Month: Diana Gill of Divine Gap

Diana Gill, based in New York, is proud to operate a 100% cruelty-free interior design firm called Divine Gap! After taking our Vegan Design 101 Class, Diana strives to design interiors with only the finest sustainable, biodegradable and cruelty-free materials…

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5 Tips to Designing a Healthy Space for Your Baby

As both an Interior Designer and an expecting mom, I have been researching the companies of the products that I will be using to take care of my baby boy. In addition, I have taken extreme caution in selecting products I am installing in his nursery.  It is important to me that the floor and wall finishes, furniture selections and decorative accessories all come from vegan, sustainable sources that are safe for the interaction with my baby…

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Crush of The Month: Santiago Bernal of Concepto Uno

Santiago Bernal is an award-winning interior designer based in Miami, Florida. Santiago specializes in residences, corporate & hospitality interiors for clients across the globe. Santiago saw the need to offer a cruelty-free option to his high-end clients and decided to take the Vegan Design 101 Class and is now proudly a  VEGANDESIGN.ORG CERTIFIED™ designer.

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5 Vegan Flooring Trends & Tips

Flooring is a challenging issue that has made people weary for centuries. They come in different forms, shapes, materials, sizes,and costs. Sustainable flooring denotes the use of eco-friendly materials in the production process of flooring. Now, sustainable flooring is trending in the market as people are getting more and more environmentally conscious...

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Designer of The Month: Helen Winter of Coral Interiors in Dorset, UK

Helen Winters and her team specialize in residential homes and holiday homes in Dorset, Hampshire and Devon in the United Kingdom. Whether you are looking to update a single room or renovate your entire property, Helen works closely with you to achieve a space that is a true reflection of your lifestyle and aspirations.

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5 Good Reasons Why Hanging Chairs Are a Must

Who doesn’t love a hanging chair? I mean, have you seen the latest trends and styles the market has to offer? Owning one, is like placing a beautiful sculpture casually in your home in the most unexpected ways for admiration. A variety of style preferences are readily available for us to choose from, but beyond the aesthetics of a hanging chair, from time to time offer many other soothing benefits that we can all enjoy from these beautiful chairs...

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Why Vegan Alternatives Are Healthier For You

Living in a healthy environment is great for your physical and mental well-being and using vegan alternatives will enhance the benefits. We spend 90% of our time indoors and home is the environment you have most control over. However, toxic chemicals make their way into the homes like  uninvited guests. Chemicals are all over new furniture, sprayed onto floor coverings and are even those super cozy pillows on your bed...

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